Is 500 Too Cheap for Saline Implant Removal?
- Asked by 9301anon in usa
- 2 years ago
Does price have anything to do with quality of a surgeon. I found a surgeon I like he has great reviews on every website. Hes on plasticsurgery.org. I just noticed most surgeons want to charge thousands for removal this guy is asking 500....I was originally just gonna get the other implant popped for symmetry.but with insurance ill pay the same just to get them removed.
Cheap plastic surgeons
Interesting question there. Should a plastic surgeon make a lot of money taking implants out? Does it seem logical that just because a surgeon charges more that they're a better surgeon?
For the few patients of mine that choose to remove their saline implants, I give them a special rate of $500 for everything including the facility fee (done under local anesthesia in an accredited office surgical facility). This would be more for silicone gel implants or with the procedure done under IV sedation or general anesthesia and patients who are not mine. I've not seen insurance pay for this but I don't accept insurance for any procedure. There are also more complicated situations than simple removal of implants.
Perhaps you might want to compare the cost of removing tattoos. How much should they charge? Does that reference their quality? Should insurance cover it?
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Explantation to some can be only removing the implant, but not removing the capsule. Removing the implant only under local anesthesia can be done easily.Removing the capsule is complex surgery done under general anesthesia, and longer surgery. I do remove the capsule routinely with explantation.
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